While there are lots of applications that allow you to create self-extracting archive, here is how you can do it with the native tool that come in your OS.
If you are using a SSD for your Ubuntu machine, here is a way to check the health of SSD and see whether it is time to change a new one.
MakeGIF Video Capture allows you to easily turn YouTube video into animated GIF. There is no technical knowledge required. All you need to do is to play the video, click Capture, follow by Generate and you will be able to download the animated GIF.
Google has recently released Chromecast, a $35 device that allows you to stream media from (almost) any device to your TV. Will you be getting one?
If you want your Linux system to remember your password longer for a sudo command, here is how you can change the sudo password timeout.
For those who prefer to use the mouse more than the keyboard, you can easily create mouse gestures in Ubuntu to replicate the behavior of keyboard shortcuts. Easystroke is one such tool that allows you to do so.
A malfunction extension that take up too much memory can bring the whole browser down. Here is a quick tip to view memory usage of extensions in Google Chrome.
There are times when an application goes haywire and become unresponsive. Here is a few ways you can kill unresponsive application in Ubuntu.
Instead of searching for the apps, with this trick, you can quickly launch apps from the desktop in Windows 8.
If you wish to move away from Google Calendar, you can always host your own Calendar server. Owncloud comes with this feature in its recent version.
While most people loathe the command line, it is undoubtedly the most efficient way to get things done. If you are one of those who will freak out when you are on the terminal, we have compiled a list of useful Linux commands that you can use to make your workflow more productive.
In Google Calendar, you can easily switch the view between Day, Week, Month, 4 Days and Agenda with these shortcut keys. Check them out.
There are tons of cloud storage services out there and you are probably using several of them. Let us know which one is your favorite and why.
While taking the screenshot, what if you have selected a region at a corner of the screen, only to discover that the region you want is at the other corner of the screen? Here is a neat trick that allows you to move the selected region to another part of the screen.
While installing Ubuntu, one of the good practices is to give the Home folder its own partition, so whatever changes you made to the System folder won’t affect your Home directory. For those who are stuck, here is how you can move your Home folder to another partition.
If there are multiple users on your Mac, you can easily make a folder private in Mac OS X with this simple trick.
Conky is a useful tool for showing system info on desktop, but it can be difficult to configure. Conky Manager is a graphical front-end interface that allows you to easily configure Conky.